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  • Mamaearth's Varun and Ghazal Alagh on why they became entrepreneurs | World Entrepreneurs Day Aug 19, 2022 12:14 PM IST

    Mamaearth's Varun and Ghazal Alagh on why they became entrepreneurs | World Entrepreneurs Day

    Most founders start up when they are looking to solve a problem they face and the story wasn't different for Varun and Ghazal Alagh. They had no experience running startups but decided to become entrepreneurs after becoming parents. Their search for safe, organic products for their baby led them to launch a skincare care Mamaearth, which was last valued at over a billion dollars. On World Entrepreneurs Day Moneycontrol brings you conversations with key players driving the tectonic shift. Meet the disruptors, the job creators and the wealth generators. The change makers who are transforming India and putting it on the global map.

  • PhonePe founders are against working on weekends. Here's why | World Entrepreneurs Day Aug 19, 2022 11:05 AM IST

    PhonePe founders are against working on weekends. Here's why | World Entrepreneurs Day

    PhonePe, India's largest player when it comes to digital payments, had a very different journey compared to rivals who raised big VC money. Instead it chose to work as an independent unit backed by Flipkart, and now Walmart. In times when 'hustle culture' and 'blitz scaling' is romanticised, Nigam and Chari decided to build an entrepreneurial culture where employees don't work on weekends, work smart and do less but nail it. On World Entrepreneurs Day Moneycontrol brings you conversations with key players driving the tectonic shift. Meet the disruptors, the job creators and the wealth generators. The change makers who are transforming India and putting it on the global map.

  • Physics Wallah's Alakh Pandey on why he doesn't care about a founder image | World Entrepreneurs Day Aug 19, 2022 10:27 AM IST

    Physics Wallah's Alakh Pandey on why he doesn't care about a founder image | World Entrepreneurs Day

    From a Pragyaraj-based physics tuition teacher to the founder of a unicorn, now valued at $1.1 billion, it's been a remarkable journey of grit and determination for Alakh Pandey, the founder of Physics Wallah. Pandey is a symbol of New India's aspirations. Even as he aims high, he talks about why he doesn't conform to the stereotypes of a tech founder and prefers to stay his original self. On World Entrepreneurs Day, Moneycontrol brings you conversations with key players driving the tectonic shift. Meet the disruptors, the job creators and the wealth generators. The change makers who are transforming India and putting it on the global map.

  • Zerodha's Nithin Kamath on building a unique startup | World Entrepreneurs' Day Aug 18, 2022 08:06 PM IST

    Zerodha's Nithin Kamath on building a unique startup | World Entrepreneurs' Day

    Zerodha is one of India's most valuable and unusual startups. Unusual because it hasn't raised a penny in external funding, is profitable and the founders - brothers Nithin and Nikhil Kamath - still own a significant percentage in the company, making them billionaires. Here Nithin talks about why he decided to traverse the road less taken as an entrepreneur. On World Entrepreneurs' Day, Moneycontrol brings you conversations with key players driving the tectonic shift. Meet the disruptors, the job creators, and the wealth generators. The change makers who are transforming India and putting it on the global map.

  • Infosys Nandan Nilekani on founder mindset | World Entrepreneurs Day Aug 18, 2022 07:01 PM IST

    Infosys Nandan Nilekani on founder mindset | World Entrepreneurs Day

    Infosys co-founder and Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilekani, the OG of Indian entrepreneurship weighs in on "founder mindset", "founder clout" and why it's vital for startups to make money early, even as they eye growth. On World Entrepreneurs Day, Moneycontrol brings you conversations with key players driving the tectonic shift. Meet the disruptors, the job creators, and the wealth generators. The change makers who are transforming India and putting it on the global map.

  • Zoho expands 'Zoho for Startups' programme in overseas market Aug 17, 2022 07:19 PM IST

    Zoho expands 'Zoho for Startups' programme in overseas market

    Zoho launched the 'Zoho for Startups' programme in 2017 to provide early-stage startups access to enterprise technology.

  • Venture debt firm Stride Ventures raises $200 million for onlending to startups Aug 17, 2022 06:01 PM IST

    Venture debt firm Stride Ventures raises $200 million for onlending to startups

    According to a release, banks, family offices, corporate treasuries, sovereign funds, private equity funds, insurance companies, and high net worth individuals made the USD 200 million commitments for the "Stride Ventures India Fund II's" final close.

  • Venture debt marketplace 8vdx to offer cross-border loans to startups Aug 17, 2022 01:23 PM IST

    Venture debt marketplace 8vdx to offer cross-border loans to startups

    Startups can obtain venture loans through an intuitive interface and choose to repay in their local currency, including the British pound, the Singapore dollar and the Australian dollar.

  • MC Insider: Investor looking for investor, disinvestment is back, taming fintechs, healthcare action and more Aug 17, 2022 08:54 AM IST

    MC Insider: Investor looking for investor, disinvestment is back, taming fintechs, healthcare action and more

  • ‘You don’t know what it’s like to be lonely’: Ratan Tata at senior citizens startup launch | Watch Aug 17, 2022 08:45 AM IST

    ‘You don’t know what it’s like to be lonely’: Ratan Tata at senior citizens startup launch | Watch

    At the launch of Goodfellows, Ratan Tata, 84, spoke about loneliness and growing older.

  • Ratan Tata backs senior companionship start-up Goodfellows Aug 16, 2022 01:50 PM IST

    Ratan Tata backs senior companionship start-up Goodfellows

    Goodfellows has been founded by 25-year-old Shantanu Naidu, a Cornell University graduate who has been working with Ratan Tata since 2018.

  • All you need to know about Flow, a startup valued at $1 billion even before its launch Aug 16, 2022 10:26 AM IST

    All you need to know about Flow, a startup valued at $1 billion even before its launch

    Flow is a real estate startup that aims to revolutionise the residential housing industry.

  • In the age of Insta, can Uable's bet on private clubs for teenagers pay off? Aug 15, 2022 12:59 PM IST

    In the age of Insta, can Uable's bet on private clubs for teenagers pay off?

    The social app, floated by a co-founder of edtech firm Vedantu Saurabh Saxena, has seen a good response but is far away from profitability.

  • Info Edge infuses Rs 300 crore in Startup Investments Aug 14, 2022 08:30 AM IST

    Info Edge infuses Rs 300 crore in Startup Investments

    Info Edge holds 100 per cent stake in Startup Investments (Holding) Ltd (SIHL) which is a holding and investment company

  • Indian CEO’s note about Pakistani friend she met at Harvard: ‘Over chai and biryanis…’ Aug 11, 2022 08:53 AM IST

    Indian CEO’s note about Pakistani friend she met at Harvard: ‘Over chai and biryanis…’

    Sneha Biswas, a startup founder, reflects on how love for people transcends boundaries.

  • MC Insider: End to IPO snooze, bankers never retire, more mutual fund exits, fintech sale, payment delay and more Aug 10, 2022 08:34 AM IST

    MC Insider: End to IPO snooze, bankers never retire, more mutual fund exits, fintech sale, payment delay and more

  • Agritech startup Produze raises $2.6 million in seed funding from Accel, All in Capital Aug 09, 2022 07:42 AM IST

    Agritech startup Produze raises $2.6 million in seed funding from Accel, All in Capital

    Ben Mathew, co-founder and CEO of Produze, in a virtual interaction with Moneycontrol, said the funds raised will be used to build distribution capabilities, expand procurement sources, and strengthen Produze’s tech team

  • MC Insider: The fund keeping tabs on managers, insurance mis-selling is back, developer in trouble, app wars and more Aug 08, 2022 08:52 AM IST

    MC Insider: The fund keeping tabs on managers, insurance mis-selling is back, developer in trouble, app wars and more

  • EVs, Cleantech and Web3 investments will become mainstream: Sequoia India's Shailesh Lakhani Aug 05, 2022 09:58 PM IST

    EVs, Cleantech and Web3 investments will become mainstream: Sequoia India's Shailesh Lakhani

    Despite a global crypto crash and a hazy regulatory environment in India around Crypto, Lakhani said that he is bullish on the Web3 ecosystem.

  • Bits To Billions | Meet India's first husband-wife duo who have a unicorn each: Mohapatra & Kalra Aug 04, 2022 06:11 PM IST

    Bits To Billions | Meet India's first husband-wife duo who have a unicorn each: Mohapatra & Kalra

    Asish Mohapatra and Ruchi Kalra, alums of IIT and McKinsey, created history by becoming India's first husband and wife team to build their startups into unicorns - OfBusiness and Oxyzo. While Mohapatra is the CEO of OfBusiness, Kalra is the CEO of Oxyzo. What's more - Both their startups are profitable. But what do their startups do? How did they go from bits to billions? When will their companies go IPO? Watch them in conversation on Bits to Billions.

  • How a celebrity CEO’s rule of fear helped bring down hot startup Zilingo Aug 04, 2022 07:09 AM IST

    How a celebrity CEO’s rule of fear helped bring down hot startup Zilingo

    The Zilingo meltdown has rattled the tech industry in Southeast Asia and beyond. Its CEO Ankiti Bose found herself fired, though she denies any wrongdoing. The company’s survival is now in question.

  • MC Insider: Reckless stock pick, chip race, not another googly please, ugly startup fight, chilling in Khandala, and more Aug 03, 2022 08:29 AM IST

    MC Insider: Reckless stock pick, chip race, not another googly please, ugly startup fight, chilling in Khandala, and more

  • Electric two-wheeler startup River raises Rs 100 crore Aug 02, 2022 05:50 PM IST

    Electric two-wheeler startup River raises Rs 100 crore

    The platform in March last year had raised USD 2 million in its seed funding round from mobility-focused venture capital funds — Israel-based Maniv Mobility and San Francisco-based Trucks VC.

  • Tamil Nadu to unveil new Startup and Innovation policy soon: MK Stalin Aug 02, 2022 05:38 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu to unveil new Startup and Innovation policy soon: MK Stalin

    In the process he would ensure the involvement of new entrepreneurs and youth into the economic mainstream and also work towards achieving the $1 trillion economy, he said.

  • Exclusive | Unacademy suspends contracts of doubt-solving educators for 6 months in another cost-cutting move Aug 02, 2022 08:08 AM IST

    Exclusive | Unacademy suspends contracts of doubt-solving educators for 6 months in another cost-cutting move

    Unacademy told the educators that it has made 'strategic changes' to its customised learning solutions and owing to the change, it will 'significantly' reduce doubt solving on its platform.

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